The School of BioSciences came into existence in 2015, consolidating expertise from the three former Departments of Botany, Genetics and Zoology. The integration of these disciplines means that we now host very diverse research strengths, giving unprecedented capacity to address major scientific and societal problems in biology.
At present, the School leads more than 240 research projects supported by competitive funding of about $100m. We host a number of significant research centres including…
The School of BioSciences actively engages with the wider community through events, seminars, public lectures and school programs.
The Botany Foundation, Melbourne Herbarium, Tiegs Museum & Native Australian Animal Trust. Come visit and support us…
BioSciences and schools
Providing information to school students about courses and careers, professional development for science treachers, and programs for students, parents and careers practitioners.